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Al Adams

July 21, 1937 - August 6, 2013
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ALBERT (AL) ADAMS PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY WITH HIS WIFE AND SOUL MATE, JANICE BY HIS SIDE, AFTER A LONG AND BRAVE BATTLE WITH CANCER ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013. BEFORE RETIRING TO HIXSON TN IN 1997, HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY FOR 20 YRS IN THE USAF. AFTER RETIRING FROM USAF, AL CONTINUED GOVERMENT WORK AT NELLIS AFB LAS VEGAS AS AN INSPECTOR FOR 22YRS. AFTER MOVING TO HIXSON HE JOINED A SENIOR GOLF LEAGUE AT MONTLAKE GOLF COURSE WHERE HE ESPECIALLY ENJOYED GOLFING WITH HIS FRIEND BILL LEWIS. HIS OTHER JOY IN LIFE WAS TAKING HIS WIFE JANICE FISHING. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS AND SISTER GWEN BUHK OF OKLAHOMA. AL IS SURVIVED BY...
ALBERT (AL) ADAMS PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY WITH HIS WIFE AND SOUL MATE, JANICE BY HIS SIDE, AFTER A LONG AND BRAVE BATTLE WITH CANCER ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013.

BEFORE RETIRING TO HIXSON TN IN 1997, HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY FOR 20 YRS IN THE USAF. AFTER RETIRING FROM USAF, AL CONTINUED GOVERMENT WORK AT NELLIS AFB LAS VEGAS AS AN INSPECTOR FOR 22YRS.

AFTER MOVING TO HIXSON HE JOINED A SENIOR GOLF LEAGUE AT MONTLAKE GOLF COURSE WHERE HE ESPECIALLY ENJOYED GOLFING WITH HIS FRIEND BILL LEWIS. HIS OTHER JOY IN LIFE WAS TAKING HIS WIFE JANICE FISHING.

HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS AND SISTER GWEN BUHK OF OKLAHOMA.

AL IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING WIFE OF 35 YEARS, JANICE (SHELLENBURG) ADAMS; SISTER, HELEN FLINN OF WV; NIECES, VICKY (MIKE) FORD OF OHIO. KELLEY FREEMAN OF CHATTANOOGA.; NEPHEW, CLINTON (GAIL) RINGWALD OF OK.; BROTHER-IN-LAW, JERRY (CAHTYE) SHELLENBURG OF CHATTANOOGA; SEVERAL GREAT NIECES AND NEPHEWS; SPECIAL FRIEND, SUE CAHILL AND FAMILY OF CHATTANOOGA; other friends and extended family.

THE FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS THEIR GRATITUDE TO DR. BROOKE DANIEL FOR HER DEVOTED MEDICAL CARE FOR MANY YEARS, AS WELL AS, THE 3RD FLOOR NURSING STAFF AT MEMORIAL OF HIXSON, ESPECIALLY, STACY AND EMILY, Keri.

THE FAMILY HAS SUGGESTED IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO A CANCER CHARITY OF THEIR CHOICE.

Graveside services will be held 10:30 A.M. Friday, August 9, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 P.M. on Thursday, August 8 at the North Chapel Chattanooga Funeral Home, and from 9:00 to 10:00am on Friday, August 9 at the Funeral Home.
Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.
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"WHAT A BLESSING AL WAS IN MY LIFE AND HE DIDNT EVEN KNOW IT .. HE WAS JUST HIMSELF ... NO MATTER WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THOUGHT.. HE WAS A MAN WHO COULD WEAR..." MARGO PIETRAFESO (LAS VEGAS, NV)

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